Molly M. Rezac: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Molly M. Rezac

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Reno,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(775) 343-7506

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning, Probate & Guardianships
 
Contact InfoTelephone: (775) 343-7506
Fax: (775) 786-0131
http://gordonsilver.com/our-people/bios/molly-rezac/
 
University University of Nevada, Reno, B.A., with distinction, 1994
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Texas Law School, J.D., 2000
 
Admitted2000, Nevada; 2000, U.S. Federal Court, Nevada; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
 
Memberships 

Affiliations
Washoe County Bar Association, Member
Northern Nevada Human Resources Association, Board of Directors
Nevada Discovery Museum Human Resources Committee, Member
Step2, President of the Board of Directors

 
Biography

Ms. Rezac is a shareholder in the firm's Employment Law Department. She focuses her efforts on all types of employment litigation matters including discrimination claims under Title VII, the Americas with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), in addition to retaliation claims, wrongful discharge claims, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims, breach of contract claims, and claims involving workplace torts. She practices before all federal and state agencies charged with enforcement of these statutes as well as represents clients in courtroom litigation in all courts.

Ms. Rezac also acts as an advisor to companies regarding various employment matters, including formulating employment policies and drafting employee handbooks, and regularly presents workplace seminars for employees regarding federal and state employment law.

Before joining the firm, Ms. Rezac was a shareholder for several years at the Nevada law firm of Jones Vargas, practicing employment law.

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Distinctions
AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Ms. Rezac was recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as Mountain States Rising Star for 2012. This tremendous distinction is shared by only 2.5% of the state's total attorneys.
Ms. Rezac was named one of Northern Nevada Business Weekly's Most Influential Women, June 2012.
In 2008, Ms. Rezac was honored as a Woman of Achievement by the Northern Nevada Women's Fund.
Ms. Rezac was named by Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada Legal Elite in 2014.
Ms. Rezac teaches several Extended Studies program classes on employment law at the University of Nevada-Reno.
Ms. Rezac regularly speaks at seminars related to employment law issues such as hiring and firing, wage and hour issues, discrimination and conducting workplace investigations.
Ms. Rezac is the program co-chair for the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association.

Publications
Contributor, The Ins and Outs of Employment Law: Attorneys Speak Out, Nevada Business Magazine, September 2014
Author, It is Time to Review Those Employment Policies, Attorney at Law Magazine, Greater Las Vegas Edition, November 2013
Author, The Interplay Between ADA and FMLA and Employer Obligations with Respect to Leaves of Absence, Nevada Lawyer, July 2013
Author, Nevada's Unique Wage Laws and the Pitfalls To Avoid, Originally Published in NNHRA/NNBW Employment Guide, 2013
Author, Social Media in the Workplace: What Type of Policy Do You Need?, Originally Published in NNHRA/NNBW Employment Guide, 2012
Author, Are Your Background Checks Compliant with the FCRA?, Northern Nevada Business Weekly, 2012

In the News
Gordon Silver Ranks in Top 10 of Employment Law Attorneys List

The Las Vegas Business Press published the 2014 Employment Law Attorneys List. The list is based on law firms ranked by the number of employment law attorneys in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gordon Silver is ranked #7a on the list for 2014.

Posted on: Nov 06th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Business Press

Talk of the Town: Gordon Silver Attorneys Named Nevada Legal Elite

Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that 11 of their attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014. Ten of the firm's attorneys have been acknowledged as Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys, as well as three attorneys recognized on

the Best Up and Coming Attorneys list. On top of the many individual accomplishments throughout the firm, Gordon Silver has also received the honor of being recognized as one of Nevada's Top 12 Firms.

Posted on: Sep 24th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Attorney at Law, Las Vegas Edition

The Ins and Outs of Employment Law: Attorneys Speak Out

To learn the complicated ins and outs of employment law, it's best to go straight to the source. The following pages highlight answers from six attorneys, Including our own Molly Rezac, that are at the top of their field and are experienced in employment law. These attorneys were each asked to share advice with Nevada Business Magazine readers and responded to a series of questions. Business owners and HR professionals can avoid costly lawsuits by heeding the advice outlined in this article. Answers by Molly Rezac

Posted on: Sep 15th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source: Nevada Business Magazine

Fifteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Featured In The 2014 Nevada Legal Elite

Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that fifteen of our attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014.

Posted on: Jun 18th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

It is Time to Review Those Employment Policies

In the news we often hear of the lawsuit filed with claims of discrimination or harassment. An employer's first defense against employment claims is to maintain a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. However, as we all know, claims, even against the best employers, do occur. This article provides tips for revising your policy, training and implementing your policy. By Molly M. Rezac

Posted on: Nov 26th, 2013 Posted In: Publications Source: Attorney at Law Magazine, Greater Las Vegas Edition

Gordon Silver Attorney Rezac New President of Step2 Board of Directors

Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that Molly R. Rezac, a shareholder in the firm's Reno office, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Board of Directors for Step2, Inc.

Posted on: Nov 21st, 2013 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Nevada's Unique Wage Laws and the Pitfalls To Avoid

Wage and hour claims by employees are abundant these days and violations of wage laws can add up quickly. Employers need to be aware of all the traps and avoid liability by paying their employees accurately. This article talks about some of the areas in Nevada wage law that have tripped up employers in the past; review your policies and procedures now to make sure you are compliant and help your company avoid unnecessary liability! By Molly M. Rezac

Posted on: Aug 06th, 2013 Posted In: Publications Source: Northern Nevada Human Resources Association and Northern Nevada Business Weekly's Employment Guide 2013

Social Media in the Workplace: What Type of Policy Do You Need?

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google + are just some of the websites employees are using these days both personally and professionally. Utilizing social media and social networking sites can create relationships that were not available to your company's employees before the internet, lead to increased visibility within your field and potentially garner you new customers. However, it can also create public relations nightmares and potentially significant liability. Here are some things to consider when creating the Social Media Policy for your company. By Molly M. Rezac

Posted on: Aug 01st, 2013 Posted In: Publications Source:

The Interplay Between ADA and FMLA and Employer Obligations with Respect to Leaves of Absence

This article discusses the interplay between the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). When employees seek time off for their own medical or serious health conditions, employers must consider their obligations under both the FMLA and ADA. By Molly M. Rezac

Posted on: Jul 11th, 2013 Posted In: Publications Source: Nevada Lawyer

FOX News Radio

Molly Rezac and Brett Scolari of Gordon Silver Reno make third appearance on State Your Case radio show.

Posted on: Sep 20th, 2012 Posted In: GS In the News Source: FOX News Radio

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Cases; Obtained defense verdict for major national retailer in a disability discrimination jury trial. Obtained defense verdict for major national drugstore retailer in a racial discrimination public accommodations trial. Negotiated a favorable settlement for a leading financial firm in a sexual harassment lawsuit. Obtained summary judgment for a major governmental defense contractor in a disability and retaliation lawsuit. Obtained favorable finding of no violation of discrimination statutes from the United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD) agency in a claim alleging disability discrimination in rental practices. Obtained favorable finding of no probable cause of violations of statutes before the Nevada Equal Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a local governmental agency in gender discrimination claim. Successfully guided hotel casino through wage and hour claim and subsequent audit before the Nevada Labor Commissioner's office. Successfully negotiated key executive contract for company in healthcare industry. Developed all employment policies and assisted with training for local government agency. Provided supervisor and sexual harassment training for national public relations firm.
 
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Molly M. Rezac

100 West Liberty Street, Ste. 940
RenoNV 89501




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